finger cot
finger cot finger cot n. a close-fitting sheath worn at the end of a finger, for protection of the finger or to avoid soiling the object touched.

Syn: fingerstall, cot[3]. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cot — cot1 /kot/, n. 1. a light portable bed, esp. one of canvas on a folding frame. 2. Brit. a child s crib. 3. a light bedstead. 4. Naut. a hammocklike bed stiffened by a suspended frame. [1625 35; < Hindi khat < Prakrit khatta < Skt khatva; akin to… …   Universalium

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